Ford's Mill & Page's Mill / Lake View

Ford's Mill & Page's Mill / Lake View (HMILE)

Location: Lake View, SC 29563 Dillon County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 20.97', W 79° 9.917'

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In 1792 Major William Ford built a dam at each end of Bear Swamp, creating a millpond and building a grist mill. This area was known as Ford's Mill for many years. In 1870 Dr. C. T. Ford sold the property to his brother-in-law, Joseph N. Page, who soon opened a large general store. The community was renamed Page's Mill, and in 1877 a post office was opened with J. N. Page as its first postmaster.

After the railroad came through this area in 1900 the town of Page's Mill grew from the mill, general tore, and post office toward the railroad tracks. The town of Page's mill was incorporated February 26, 1907. The Ford's Mill / Page's Mill community, part of Marion County since the county was created in 1798, became part of Dillon County when that county was created in 1910. It was renamed Lake View in 1916.
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Marker Number17-14
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Town of Lake View
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 1:36am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 668745 N 3802433
Decimal Degrees34.34950000, -79.16528333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 20.97', W 79° 9.917'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 20' 58.20" N, 79° 9' 55.02" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501-705 N Main St, Lake View SC 29563, US
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